Rockies vs. Marlins - 6/5/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Miami Marlins (22-32) at Colorado Rockies (23-28)
MLB Baseball: Friday, June 5, 2015 at 8:40 pm (Coors Field)
T Koehler (3-3) (4.01) vs. E Butler (3-5) (4.22)
The Line: Colorado Rockies -117 / Miami Marlins +107 --- Over/Under: 11 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-FL, ROOT-RM
The Miami Marlins and Colorado Rockies begin a three-game series Friday night.
The Miami Marlins look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Marlins have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Marlins have won five straight games when scoring more than three runs. Dee Gordon leads Miami with 81 hits and 15 RBI while Giancarlo Stanton and Martin Prado have combined for 69 RBI. The Miami Marlins have lost five of their last eight road games. Tom Koehler gets the nod, and he’s 3-3 with a 4.01 ERA and 39 strikeouts this season. Koehler is 1-0 with a 2.14 ERA and 16 strikeouts in his career against the Rockies.
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The Colorado Rockies look to stay hot after winning five of their last seven games. The Rockies have scored 21 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight straight games. The Rockies have won 10 of their last 14 games when scoring more than three runs. DJ LeMahieu leads Colorado with 60 hits and 26 RBI while Nolan Arenado and Troy Tulowitzki have combined for 67 RBI. The Colorado Rockies have split their last 10 home games. Eddie Butler takes the hill, and he’s 3-5 with a 4.22 ERA and 26 strikeouts this season. This will be Butler’s first career game against the Marlins.
The Marlins are 1-6 in their last 7 during game 1 of a series and 6-0 in Koehlers last 6 starts with 5 days of rest. The Rockies are 16-37 in their last 53 during game 1 of a series and 6-2 in Butlers last 8 starts vs. a team with a losing record. The under is 6-2 in the last 8 meetings in Colorado.
All sings are pointing to the over with the way both teams are scoring, which is why I'm siding with the under in this matchup. When it's too good to be true, it probably is.. This line is also a tab bit higher than usual.